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British Crime Film free pdf British Crime Film is a celebratory and comprehensive social history of this idiosyncratic genre. Barry Forshaw focuses on the strategies used to address more radical notions than those presented in mainstream product, exploring such themes as the treatment of sex and violence, corporate crime and the maverick criminal. Covering every major - and most minor - British crime films up to and including the twenty-first century, Forshaw contextualises the films within the crime fiction that inspired them. He explores new developments including British urban crime movies and the wave of new crime/horror hybrids such as Kill List, and predicts what the future holds for the genre.

About Barry Forshaw

BARRY FORSHAW is the UK's principal expert on crime fiction, and writes extensively on film. His Death in a Cold Climate: A Guide to Scandinavian Crime Fiction was praised by such writers as Val McDermid, Mark Lawson and Hakan Nesser- his other work includes British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia and The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction, along with books on Italian cinema, a study of Thomas Harris and The Silence of the Lambs and the first biography of Stieg Larsson. He has written for various national newspapers, edits Crime Time, and is a talking head for ITV and BBC TV documentaries. He has been Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association.

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Author : Barry Forshaw
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 20 September 2012
ISBN : 1137005033
EAN : 9781137005038
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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